How to connect SharePoint and Exchange using a 3rd party gateway
With the SharePoint Business Data List Connector you can use a 3rd party
middleware driver to link SharePoint lists to Exchange data.
1: 3rd Party Exchange Gateway Driver Setup
Fig.: Enter your user configuration
to access Exchange Server.
Step 2: Check connection string
and query for Exchange Server data access
Fig.: Before using the connection
string and the query in BDLC, you can test with the Query Analyzer.
3. Configure BDLC to
sync Exchange with a SharePoint list
Fig.: Copy the pre-tested connection
string and query to the BDLC settings to connect a list.
4. Manage your Microsoft
Exchange data in a SharePoint list
Fig.: You can use the Exchange data
in a SharePoint list without any restrictions.
The inbox messages above are for example only. The conenction works in the same
way for any Exchange-based contacts and SharePoint contact lists, Exchange-based
tasks and SharePoint tasks list, Exchange-based appointments and SharePoint
event lists (e.g. with calendar view) and any other types of lists. Simply try
"select * from task", "select * from contact" etc.
You can use
all list features like views, calculated fields, additional columns,
attachements, offline, tagging, rating, RSS newsfeeds, change notifications per
email or even workflows.
Please contact [email protected] with your full
business contact data to request the required middleware today.
You can download the Business Data List Connector here.